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December 31 - January 15, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. Art for Eternity. Art designed and made by Russian and Ukrainian students.

JANUARY 2015

January 12, 8 pm, Guest Artist Series presents Victor Chavez, clarinet; Keith McClelland, bassoon; and Fay Adams, piano. Marsh Auditorium, USM Campus. FREE.

January 12, 5:30-7 pm, Highland Neighorhood Assoc., Ann Jones speaks on the new recycling program. Held at Lake Terrace Convention Center.

January 13-29, Exhibition "Watercolors" by Bobby Walters, Lucile Parker Gallery on the William Carey University campus.

January 14, 9 am - 1 pm, AARP Smart Driver Course, Held at the House of the Lord at 2000 W. Fourth St. Members $15, Non-members $20.

January 15, 4:30 pm, Lego Club, Oak Grove Community Center. Call 601-296-1620 for more info.

January 17, Doors open at 6 pm, main event 7 pm, Arenacross Racing, James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest Multi-Purpose Center, Admission: Adults $18, 11 & under $12; advance Tickets available at Hattiesburg Cycle: Adults $15 and 11 & under: $10; children under 3: free.

Daylily, photo by Flaimo.

January 18, 2 pm, Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society meeting, Speakers are Florida daylily growers Jeff & Elizabeth Salter. Plant auctions, door prizes and refreshments.

January 20, 7 - 8 pm, Carlos Casilla Piano Recital, Held at Bass Memorial Chapel, William Carey University campus.

January 20, 6 pm, Homeowner Lawn Care, Lamar County Extension Office, Call to register 601-794-3910.

January 20-21, Registration, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Southern Miss. Individuals interested in receiving a schedule or joining OLLI. 601-268-2780, visit www.usm.edu/olli or e-mail:olli@usm.edu/

January 22, 7 pm, Pinebelt Beekeepers Association, 7 pm, Lamar Co. Extension Ofc. This meeting is open to anyone interested in bees and beekeeping.

January 22, 4:30 pm, American Girl Event, Held at Oak Grove Public Library. 601-296-1620

January 22 - February 28, Reception January 22 @5:30 pm, John Mark Lawler Pilgrimage to Santiago, Gallery of Art & Design, University of Southern Mississippi campus.

January 24, 1 - 3 pm, Viking Day, Hattiesburg Public Library, A program on the Viking era and culture.

January 24, 6 pm, Connoisseur Series presents: Sotto Voce Tuba Quartet, held at Bennett Auditorium. FREE.

January 25, 3 pm, City of Hattiesburg Concert Band, Bach to Benny Goodman, Guest Conductors Jeff Brown and Kyle Hill. Held at the Saenger Theater in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.

 

FEBRUARY

February 5,  Prism Concert, 7:30 pm, Thad Cochran Center Ballroom, USM Campus.

Symphonic Winds Concert, Bennett Auditorium

Symphonic Winds Concert, Bennett Auditorium

February 6, 7:30 pm, Symphonic Winds Concert. Held at the Bennett Auditorium on the USM Campus. FREE.

February 7, 7 - 9 pm, Take a Look, Find a Book Little Free Library and Sylvia Moore Sculpture Exhibit, Hattiesburg Cultural Center in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.

February 7, 8 am, Mad Dash to Mardi Gras, 5k Run 2 Mile Walk Fun Run, Held at Kamper Park, Hattiesburg. Costs: Pre-registration (by 1/31): $20; $10 for kids. After 1/31: $25. Race in Fairytale costume. Register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/MS/Hattiesburg/MadDashtoMardiGras or download a registration form at www.caerusmardigras.com

February 8, 1 pm, All-South Honor Band Concert. Held at the Bennett Auditorium on the USM Campus. FREE.

February 8, 7:30 pm, Chamber Singers in Concert Held at the Bay Street Presbyterian Church. FREE.

February 12, 7:30 pm, The Prodigal, He walked away from his family...their lifestyle...their God. Held at Main Street Baptist Church. Buy Tickets.

February 12, 7 pm, First Caerus Mardi Gras Ball, Held at Lake Terrace Convention Center.

February 14, 6:00 pm, Southern Miss Trumpet Festival. Held at Marsh Auditorium. FREE.

Photo by Dushan Hanuska

February 20-21, Southern Miss Coca-Cola Classic Rodeo, held at James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest Multi-Purpose Center. Tickets go on sale 1/9 at Boot Country & Hub City West. Cost $12 in advance; $15 after 2/19. On 2/20, tickets will be sold at James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest Multi-Purpose Center.

                                     By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

                                     By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

 

February 21, Southern Strings 2015 Dulcimer Festival, William Carey University. Workshops will be held. Fourth Annual Deep South Dulvimer Championship, Auditorium. Workshops will be conducted for all skill levels.

 

February 21 & Februrary 25 - 28, 7:30 pm, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, USM Theater Department. Written by Lynn Nottage, is based upon the screwball films of the 1930s to take a funny, irreverent look at racial stereotypes in Hollywood.  By the Way, Meet Vera Stark is a seventy-year journey through the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African American maid and budding actress and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood movie starlet desperately grasping to hold on to her career. Performed at the Martha Tatum Theatre.

February 22, 2 pm, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, USM Theater Department. Written by Lynn Nottage, is based upon the screwball films of the 1930s to take a funny, irreverent look at racial stereotypes in Hollywood.  By the Way, Meet Vera Stark is a seventy-year journey through the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African American maid and budding actress and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood movie starlet desperately grasping to hold on to her career. Performed at the Martha Tatum Theatre.

February 26-27, 7:30 pm, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, Held at Mannoni Theatre, BUY Tickets.

February 28, 2 pm AND 7:30 pm, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, Held at Mannoni Theatre, BUY Tickets.

MARCH

March 1, 2 pm AND 7:30 pm, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins, Held at Mannoni Theatre, BUY Tickets.

March 1, 2 pm, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, USM Theater Department. Written by Lynn Nottage, is based upon the screwball films of the 1930s to take a funny, irreverent look at racial stereotypes in Hollywood.  By the Way, Meet Vera Stark is a seventy-year journey through the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African American maid and budding actress and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood movie starlet desperately grasping to hold on to her career. Public $14, Seniors $10, BUY Tickets

March 5, 7:30, Future Stars, held at Bennett Auditorium on the USM Campus. Tickets.

Mar 19, 2015 at 7:30 pm and Mar 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm, Treasure Island National Theatre Live. It's a dark, stormy night when Jim encounters a terrifying old sailor. At the stranger's feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in - and his dangerous voyage begins. Robert Louis Stevenson's story of murder, money and mutiny in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery. Held at Martha Tatum Theatre, $15 general admission / $10 students / $7 per ticket for goups of twenty or more. Tickets.  Contact 601.266.4994

             Machinal USM

             Machinal USM

Mar. 26, 27, 28, 31 and Apr. 1 at 7:30 pm / Mar. 29* at 2 pm / *Pre-show Talk at 1 pm, Machinal, presented by the USM Theater Department, performed at Hartwig Theatre, USM Campus. Sophie Treadwell wrote this dramatic play about a young woman as she goes through her life working as a stenographer, marrying her boss, having a child, having an affair, which culminates in her killing her husband and being executed.  Reserved Seats: $14 adults; $12 faculty, staff, seniors, military; $8 students. BUY Tickets.

March 30, 2015 - 8 am - March 31, 2015 - 8 am, Cello Festival, Marsh Auditorium. Alexander Russakovsky Alexander.Russakovsky@usm.edu (601) 266-6851

 

APRIL

April 25, 7:30 pm, An Evening with Deborah Voigt, held at Bennett Auditorium on the USM Campus. Tickets.